1. 09 Mar, 2019 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Stop inferring over-polymorphic kinds · 1f5cc9dc
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      Before this patch GHC was trying to be too clever
      (Trac #16344); it succeeded in kind-checking this
      polymorphic-recursive declaration
      
          data T ka (a::ka) b
            = MkT (T Type           Int   Bool)
                  (T (Type -> Type) Maybe Bool)
      
      As Note [No polymorphic recursion] discusses, the "solution" was
      horribly fragile.  So this patch deletes the key lines in
      TcHsType, and a wodge of supporting stuff in the renamer.
      
      There were two regressions, both the same: a closed type family
      decl like this (T12785b) does not have a CUSK:
        type family Payload (n :: Peano) (s :: HTree n x) where
          Payload Z (Point a) = a
          Payload (S n) (a `Branch` stru) = a
      
      To kind-check the equations we need a dependent kind for
      Payload, and we don't get that any more.  Solution: make it
      a CUSK by giving the result kind -- probably a good thing anyway.
      
      The other case (T12442) was very similar: a close type family
      declaration without a CUSK.
      1f5cc9dc
  2. 01 Mar, 2019 1 commit
    • Ryan Scott's avatar
      Visible dependent quantification · c26d299d
      Ryan Scott authored
      This implements GHC proposal 35
      (https://github.com/ghc-proposals/ghc-proposals/blob/master/proposals/0035-forall-arrow.rst)
      by adding the ability to write kinds with
      visible dependent quantification (VDQ).
      
      Most of the work for supporting VDQ was actually done _before_ this
      patch. That is, GHC has been able to reason about kinds with VDQ for
      some time, but it lacked the ability to let programmers directly
      write these kinds in the source syntax. This patch is primarly about
      exposing this ability, by:
      
      * Changing `HsForAllTy` to add an additional field of type
        `ForallVisFlag` to distinguish between invisible `forall`s (i.e,
        with dots) and visible `forall`s (i.e., with arrows)
      * Changing `Parser.y` accordingly
      
      The rest of the patch mostly concerns adding validity checking to
      ensure that VDQ is never used in the type of a term (as permitting
      this would require full-spectrum dependent types). This is
      accomplished by:
      
      * Adding a `vdqAllowed` predicate to `TcValidity`.
      * Introducing `splitLHsSigmaTyInvis`, a variant of `splitLHsSigmaTy`
        that only splits invisible `forall`s. This function is used in
        certain places (e.g., in instance declarations) to ensure that GHC
        doesn't try to split visible `forall`s (e.g., if it tried splitting
        `instance forall a -> Show (Blah a)`, then GHC would mistakenly
        allow that declaration!)
      
      This also updates Template Haskell by introducing a new `ForallVisT`
      constructor to `Type`.
      
      Fixes #16326. Also fixes #15658 by documenting this feature in the
      users' guide.
      c26d299d
  3. 24 Feb, 2019 2 commits
    • Vladislav Zavialov's avatar
      Expression/command ambiguity resolution · e61f6e35
      Vladislav Zavialov authored
      This patch removes 'HsArrApp' and 'HsArrForm' from 'HsExpr' by
      introducing a new ambiguity resolution system in the parser.
      
      Problem: there are places in the grammar where we do not know whether we
      are parsing an expression or a command:
      
      	proc x -> do { (stuff) -< x }   -- 'stuff' is an expression
      	proc x -> do { (stuff) }        -- 'stuff' is a command
      
      Until we encounter arrow syntax (-<) we don't know whether to parse
      'stuff' as an expression or a command.
      
      The old solution was to parse as HsExpr always, and rejig later:
      
      	checkCommand :: LHsExpr GhcPs -> P (LHsCmd GhcPs)
      
      This meant polluting 'HsExpr' with command-related constructors. In
      other words, limitations of the parser were affecting the AST, and
      all other code (the renamer, the typechecker) had to deal with these
      extra constructors by panicking.
      
      We fix this abstraction leak by parsing into an intermediate
      representation, 'ExpCmd':
      
      	data ExpCmdG b where
      	  ExpG :: ExpCmdG HsExpr
      	  CmdG :: ExpCmdG HsCmd
      
      	type ExpCmd = forall b. ExpCmdG b -> PV (Located (b GhcPs))
      
      	checkExp :: ExpCmd -> PV (LHsExpr GhcPs)
      	checkCmd :: ExpCmd -> PV (LHsCmd GhcPs)
      	checkExp f = f ExpG  -- interpret as an expression
      	checkCmd f = f CmdG  -- interpret as a command
      
      See Note [Ambiguous syntactic categories] for details.
      
      Now the intricacies of parsing have no effect on the hsSyn AST when it
      comes to the expression/command ambiguity.
      
      Future work: apply the same principles to the expression/pattern
      ambiguity.
      e61f6e35
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Add AnonArgFlag to FunTy · 6cce36f8
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      The big payload of this patch is:
      
        Add an AnonArgFlag to the FunTy constructor
        of Type, so that
          (FunTy VisArg   t1 t2) means (t1 -> t2)
          (FunTy InvisArg t1 t2) means (t1 => t2)
      
      The big payoff is that we have a simple, local test to make
      when decomposing a type, leading to many fewer calls to
      isPredTy. To me the code seems a lot tidier, and probably
      more efficient (isPredTy has to take the kind of the type).
      
      See Note [Function types] in TyCoRep.
      
      There are lots of consequences
      
      * I made FunTy into a record, so that it'll be easier
        when we add a linearity field, something that is coming
        down the road.
      
      * Lots of code gets touched in a routine way, simply because it
        pattern matches on FunTy.
      
      * I wanted to make a pattern synonym for (FunTy2 arg res), which
        picks out just the argument and result type from the record. But
        alas the pattern-match overlap checker has a heart attack, and
        either reports false positives, or takes too long.  In the end
        I gave up on pattern synonyms.
      
        There's some commented-out code in TyCoRep that shows what I
        wanted to do.
      
      * Much more clarity about predicate types, constraint types
        and (in particular) equality constraints in kinds.  See TyCoRep
        Note [Types for coercions, predicates, and evidence]
        and Note [Constraints in kinds].
      
        This made me realise that we need an AnonArgFlag on
        AnonTCB in a TyConBinder, something that was really plain
        wrong before. See TyCon Note [AnonTCB InivsArg]
      
      * When building function types we must know whether we
        need VisArg (mkVisFunTy) or InvisArg (mkInvisFunTy).
        This turned out to be pretty easy in practice.
      
      * Pretty-printing of types, esp in IfaceType, gets
        tidier, because we were already recording the (->)
        vs (=>) distinction in an ad-hoc way.  Death to
        IfaceFunTy.
      
      * mkLamType needs to keep track of whether it is building
        (t1 -> t2) or (t1 => t2).  See Type
        Note [mkLamType: dictionary arguments]
      
      Other minor stuff
      
      * Some tidy-up in validity checking involving constraints;
        Trac #16263
      6cce36f8
  4. 16 Feb, 2019 1 commit
  5. 08 Feb, 2019 1 commit
    • Alan Zimmerman's avatar
      API Annotations: AnnAt disconnected for TYPEAPP · cbfc9fca
      Alan Zimmerman authored
      For the code
      
          type family F1 (a :: k) (f :: k -> Type) :: Type where
            F1 @Peano a f = T @Peano f a
      
      the API annotation for the first @ is not attached to a SourceSpan in
      the ParsedSource
      
      Closes #16236
      cbfc9fca
  6. 30 Jan, 2019 4 commits
    • Alec Theriault's avatar
      Include type info for only some exprs in HIE files · 5ed48d25
      Alec Theriault authored
      This commit relinquishes some some type information in `.hie` files in
      exchange for better performance. See #16233 for more on this.
      
      Using `.hie` files to generate hyperlinked sources is a crucial milestone
      towards Hi Haddock (the initiative to move Haddock to work over `.hi`
      files and embed docstrings in those). Unfortunately, even after much
      optimization on the Haddock side, the `.hie` based solution is still
      considerably slower and more memory hungry than the existing implementation
      - and the @.hie@ code is to blame.
      
      This changes `.hie` file generation to track type information for only
      a limited subset of expressions (specifically, those that might eventually
      turn into hyperlinks in the Haddock's hyperlinker backend).
      5ed48d25
    • Alec Theriault's avatar
      Use `NameEnv Id` instead of `Map Name Id` · 6fa38663
      Alec Theriault authored
      This is more consistent with the rest of the GHC codebase.
      6fa38663
    • Ben Gamari's avatar
      Revert "Batch merge" · 172a5933
      Ben Gamari authored
      This reverts commit 76c8fd67.
      172a5933
    • Ben Gamari's avatar
      Batch merge · 76c8fd67
      Ben Gamari authored
      76c8fd67
  7. 23 Jan, 2019 1 commit
  8. 11 Jan, 2019 1 commit
    • Matthew Pickering's avatar
      Run typed splices in the zonker · c2455e64
      Matthew Pickering authored
      Summary:
      This fixes #15471
      
      In the typechecker we check that the splice has the right type but we
      crucially don't zonk the generated expression. This is because we might
      end up unifying type variables from outer scopes later on.
      
      Reviewers: simonpj, goldfire, bgamari
      
      Subscribers: rwbarton, carter
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #15471
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D5286
      c2455e64
  9. 03 Jan, 2019 1 commit
    • My Nguyen's avatar
      Visible kind application · 17bd1635
      My Nguyen authored
      Summary:
      This patch implements visible kind application (GHC Proposal 15/#12045), as well as #15360 and #15362.
      It also refactors unnamed wildcard handling, and requires that type equations in type families in Template Haskell be
      written with full type on lhs. PartialTypeSignatures are on and warnings are off automatically with visible kind
      application, just like in term-level.
      
      There are a few remaining issues with this patch, as documented in
      ticket #16082.
      
      Includes a submodule update for Haddock.
      
      Test Plan: Tests T12045a/b/c/TH1/TH2, T15362, T15592a
      
      Reviewers: simonpj, goldfire, bgamari, alanz, RyanGlScott, Iceland_jack
      
      Subscribers: ningning, Iceland_jack, RyanGlScott, int-index, rwbarton, mpickering, carter
      
      GHC Trac Issues: `#12045`, `#15362`, `#15592`, `#15788`, `#15793`, `#15795`, `#15797`, `#15799`, `#15801`, `#15807`, `#15816`
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D5229
      17bd1635
  10. 11 Dec, 2018 1 commit